Ended Cleaner

The Job

TITLE: Cleaner

PLACE: Sana’a


Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organization with no religious or political affiliation. More information can be found at http://www.handicap-international.org


Under the line management of HR Officer, the Cleaner is ensuring to Respects the instructions related to the cleanliness and hygiene of the premises.


Line manager: HR Officer

Line manager+1: HR Manager


Working in an HI GH:


  • Perform cleaning of HI GH, including:
  • Ventilate all the rooms.
  • Sweep and mop the floors.
  • Clean the toilet (detergent) in the morning when arriving and at the beginning of the afternoon.
  • Dust off the furniture.
  • Clean ceilings, removing spiders and their webs.
  • Do the dishes.
  • Empty the trash.

Tasks to be done each week:

-   Clean the furniture at least twice a week.

-     Wash towels and bed sheets once a week.

-     Washing and ironing at least twice a week.

Tasks to be done several times a year:

-   Wash the windows at least once a month.

-     Wash curtains and other fabrics at least once a quarter.

-     Empty, thaw and clean the fridge / freezer every month.

-     Clean the blankets and mosquito nets at least every 2 months.

-    Water the indoor plants.

-    Expose the mattresses to the air and the sun at least every 2 months.

-    Empty and clean all cupboards at least every 2 months.

-    Occupants of the premises must be informed beforehand of any maintenance, repair, so that they can save their belongings.

-     Prepares rooms for guests (bath towel, bed sheets, candle, etc.).

-     Participates in setting up the premises during an event, a meeting.

working in an HI office:


  • Upon arrival, prepare hot water for tea / coffee.
  • Ensure that there is always drinking water available (filter, bottles, etc.).
  • Sweep and mop the floors;
  • Check that the toilets are well stocked with paper,.
  • Clean the toilet (detergent) in the morning when arriving and at the beginning of the afternoon;
  • Check that the water supply (kitchen, shower, etc.) is sufficient during water cuts.
  • Make sure to close the premises (doors, windows) and leave an outside light on, when there are no occupants in the premises.


 working in an office:

  • clean the furniture at least twice a week.
  • wash curtains and other fabrics at least once a month.
  • Performs window cleaning at least once a month.
  • Participates in setting up the premises during an event, a meeting.
  • Reports to the line manager the maintenance / repair needs of the facilities / equipment of the assigned premises.
  • Warns immediately the hierarchical and / or technical referent when urgent repairs are to be carried out or when protective measures of the place must be taken (premises infested by insects, rats, etc.).

Note that this job description must remain flexible, to respond to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager.


  • Education: Literate
  • Minimum working experience: 1 or 2 Years in the same field
  • Reliability, Punctuality and Commitment
  • Good awareness of hygiene and safety

Job Conditions

  • The salary will be defined according to HI’s existing salary scale
  • Based in Sana’a, with frequent movements to the field
  • Start: ASAP
  • 30 day leave/year + benefits (transport allowance, health insurance, life insurance)
  • The working hours are the following: 8:00 to 16:30 (with 30 minutes lunch break) from Sunday to Thursday.
  • Note that working time can go up to 48 hours per week (according to the Yemen labor law) if it is required by the volume of activities and by the line manager.   
How to Apply
  • Interested candidates may please send their CV with cover letter in English, with the reference in the email subject: YEME/HR/2019/PROG/Cleaner/SAH+ Applicant full name
  • Deadline for applications is 11:30 pm on Saturday 27th July 2019
  • Please address all applications to: recruitment-yemen@yemen.hi.org
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Handicap International, is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Employer: Handicap International
  • Category: Others
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 17 July 2019
  • Deadline: 27 July 2019